Kenneth L. Reitz

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Kenneth L. Reitz, age 72, of East Park Avenue, DuBois, Pa., died Friday, July 22, 2016, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa.
Born on Sept. 28, 1943, in DuBois, Pa., he was the son of the late Harry and Florence (Hoover) Reitz.
He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during Vietnam.
Ken retired in 2005 as an optician and partner in Lens Tech after 17 years of service. Previous to that, he worked for DuBois Optical for 36 years.
He was a member of the George D. Montgomery American Legion Post 17. He enjoyed skiing, tennis and swimming. He loved motorcycles and his cars.
He is survived by a sister, Donna Ishman of Brookville, Pa.; and a brother, Gary Reitz and his wife Judy of Delray Beach, Fla.; numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and five great-great nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his longtime friend and caregiver, Bernie Knarr.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Nancy Duttry.
There will be no public visitation.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 28, 2016, from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois, with Pastor Terry Felt officiating.
Full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard from the funeral home.
Interment will be in Beechwoods Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the .
Online condolences may be sent to
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Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium
211 S Main St
Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-2040
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Published in The Courier Express from July 24 to July 25, 2016
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